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and the fallout from the n-r-a comments continue. national rifle association president david keene is speaking out today.nearly two weeks after the connecticut school massacre. n-r-a executive vice president wayne lapierre first addressed the issue last friday.calling for armed officers in all u-s schools. lapierre blamed recent mass shootings on poor oversight of the mentally ill, violent t-v shows, movies and video games.among ofther things. today keene responded to the backlash over lapierre's suggestions on school security. >> when wayne lapeer spoke about a week ago, he suggested that what has to happen and what should happen is that in every school district, administrators, teachers and parents should sit down and ask what's needed to protect the students in that school. some of them will want police officers there. others of them will want private security guards. there may be some places they want volunteers to do it. we're willing to work with everybody on those questions. but the fact is that is not a crazy suggestion. >> reporter: keene's comments come one day after a new york newspaper
as of now this friday morning. the n.r.a.'s wayne laperriere says put armed guards in every school. now, hundreds of teachers are getting concealed weapons training in utah. is that a smart move? we'll discuss it. liz macdonald, gerry willis ready to respond next. >>> 200 teachers in utah taking training classes in how to handle a gun. utah is one of a few states that allows guns on school grounds and teachers say they'd like to be able to protect themselves and students. but a gun in school will surely make a lot of people uneasy. gerri willis and elizabeth macdonald are here. it makes me feel uneasy the idea you have a armed teacher in every school. how about you. >> the n.r.a. suggested, we'll have a armed guard in every school and trained in using a weapon. and i think at the end of the day, the more guns you have in schools the more possibility they might be misused. and the kids might steal that's my worry. stuart: it will be in a locked cupboard accessible only to one-- >> how well do you see things working. >> civilians are less likely to hit the target versus law enforcement an
sheriff paul babu of arizona, who's written, "the nra is correct. we need a cop in every school. we have a people problem, not a gun problem." sheriff paul babeu is "outfront" tonight. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, john. >> sheriff, i understand the attractiveness of this proposal, an armed guard, a school member training with a weapon. but let's look at the facts, going back to columbine and virginia tech, columbine, they had two armed guards on the campus at the time, virginia tech had 34 armed guards. yet 13 killed in columbine, 32 at virginia tech. so the evidence, sheriff, suggests that armed guards on campus do not stop school massacres. >> well, you see a school that i grew up in, there was just one building. and some of these campuses or college campuses, as you point out, there could be eight, there could be 20-some odd buildings. and to my point, training and arming designated school administrators or designated teachers, not everyone, some school districts may not want to do this, but for those who do, law enforcement provides them that training, and they would be a
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